More than 100 outbreaks occur around the world daily and can spread worldwide in just 36 hours due to increased global travel. We all have a responsibility to support epidemic preparedness.

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Burkina Faso has had:

How Prepared Is Burkina Faso?

34

Not Ready

Burkina Faso is not ready for the next epidemic. They have shown commitment to improving preparedness, but an outbreak could cause a devastating loss of lives and disrupt political and economic stability.

Burkina Faso has finished their National Action Plan and is working on improving epidemic preparedness in one or more gap areas.

What Are Burkina Faso's Strengths & Gaps?

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Top Strengths

Preparedness areas that a country has established to find, stop and prevent health threats. Learn More

Immunization

Top Gaps

Gaps are areas that the country should prioritize to improve so they will be better prepared to find, stop and prevent epidemics. Learn More

Antimicrobial Resistance
Food Safety
Medical Countermeasures and Personnel Deployment

Are Your Neighbors Ready?

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Epidemic preparedness is not just about your country; it’s a global issue. Right now Burkina Faso is not ready for an epidemic. What happens when an epidemic breaks out in Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger and Togo?

Neighboring Countries ReadyScore Status
Ghana

45

Work to Do
Côte d'Ivoire

42

Work to Do
Togo

36

Not Ready
Mali

35

Not Ready
Benin

34

Not Ready
Niger

34

Not Ready

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